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Reality : a very short introduction

Author: Jan Westerhoff
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'What is real?' has been one of the key questions of philosophy since its beginning in antiquity. But it is not just a question that philosophers ask. This Very Short Introduction discusses what reality is by looking at a variety of arguments, theories, and thought-experiments from philosophy, physics, and cognitive science.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Westerhoff
ISBN: 9780199594412 0199594414
OCLC Number: 751726114
Description: 123 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. What is real? Dreams and simulations --
2. Is matter real? --
3. Are persons real? --
4. Is time real? --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Jan Westerhoff.

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